Tragic news from Milford, Conn. –as a teenager has lost her life to the hands of her boyfriend; Maren Sanchez a talented young girl was stabbed to death by Chris Plaskon authorities have revealed.
Maren Sanchez was was a 16-year junior at Jonathan Law High School, her life was cut short this morning inside the school. Milford Police said the assault happened around 7:15 a.m. in a hallway inside the school. A staff member witnessed part of the assault, he said, and tried to help. Others joined the effort, and EMS personnel soon arrived to take Sanchez to Bridgeport Hospital.
Staff detained the student –also 16 –and the school resource officer took him into custody.
Today Maren was supposed to attend her Junior prom –which was set to begin at a banquet hall in nearby Stratford on Friday at 7 p.m. Officials said the event will be rescheduled. An argument about the event is apparently the reason she was stabbed by her ex-boyfriend, identified as Chris Plaskon, the teen was said to be enraged after Maren broke-up with him and refused to go to prom with him.
Sanchez was a very active student, according to the school’s superintended. She has two older siblings, sister Brittney and brother Jordan Sanchez.
Described as very well respected and liked, Maren was an athlete, she was in the National Honor Society and helped out with other athletic teams.
She was also a member of the drama club and class president and part of the Key Club.
Below there is YouTube video where we can see her perform Phillip Phillips’ hit song “Home”
The New York Daily News reports that the suspect shoved Maren down a staircase inside the school and tried to choke her as other students looked on, Plaskon then proceeded to stabbed Sanchez in her neck with a kitchen knife. Shockingly the paper also describes Palskon to have a similar reputation as Maren’s. Friends said
“He was smart, he did well in classes,” “Something had to snap.”
According to close friends, she was expected to appear next weekend in the group’s performance of the musical, “Little Shop of Horrors.”
Dont miss her below singing from an video uploaded a few years ago.
We joined in prayers for Maren Sanchez, our condolences for her family and those who knew her.